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Vanessies of Santa Fe

Water Street, Santa Fe, NM
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Water Street, Santa Fe, NM
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Greeted warmly, we were escorted to our table. Our young waitress was extremely helpful and very attentive during the entire meal. Our meal was prepared to perfection and my steak was so very tender and tasty. The atmosphere was delightful and not noisy. After the...More

Thank jackc1212
Reviewed 1 week ago

food is acceptable; but the piano bar is great! We went 2 nights in a row just to hear Doug sing & play

Thank Carole B
Reviewed 1 week ago

For old-timers it doesn't get better than an evening with Doug Montgomery at the piano and a cool drink in your hand. Juilliard-trained pianist and singer Montgomery has a wry sense of humor and knows how to read the crowd above and beyond his adoring...More

Thank Jose G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only was the service and the delicious dinner entrees spot on, the entertainment in this piano bar restaurant was incredible! The pianist played & sang your favorite requests. Then he was joined by a violinist - all I can say is WOW! We sat...More

Thank BunnyJ_12
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We had been told about the Piano Bar at Vanessies, and the fact that Doug Montgomery was going to be playing the piano last Friday night. We thoroughly enjoyed hearing him play familiar tunes. The Piano Bar is very comfortable. Doug takes requests from the...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 12 April 2018

A small group of us enjoyed a great show here recently. Doug Montgomery was excellent! The place was packed and we were lucky enough to get a table after about 30 minutes at the bar. After getting to the table, we ordered a few appetizers...More

Thank plazb
Reviewed 22 February 2018

For many years now our semi-annual trips to Santa Fe included frequent visits to Vanessie for a great dinner and the superb piano of Doug Montgomery. Over the Christmas and New Years holiday we were greatly disappointed to find there seems to have been a...More

11  Thank brwebb58
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

All we can say what an entertainer Doug Montgomery is. If you’re in Santa Fe don’t miss him he is the consummate entertainer. Now the same can not be said for Katy Stephan. Where Doug plays to the audience Katy plays to herself. Doug engages...More

1  Thank Neal M
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We had heard so much about the talented Doug Montgomery, a pianist who performs for happy hour at this, bar that we HAD to go. Was a fantastic time ! The drinks were a bit pricey - $12 for a mediocre glass of red wine...More

Thank beachbumbabs
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Superior chef, and the incomparable Doug Montgomery, OMG this is not just a restaurant it is an experience. Ok, full disclosure, we have followed Doug since 4 years ago he played in the Palm Springs CA area during the winter months. Summers he played in...More

Thank stanthemck
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18 December 2017|
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Response from fayelou | Reviewed this property |
I'm no help either. we were there in August and they had lots of soups, etc. it must have changed, sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water Street, Santa Fe, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
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